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Welcome to the Canadian Libraries page. The Toronto scanning centre was established in 2004 on the campus of the University of Toronto. From its humble beginnings, Internet Archive Canada has worked with more 250 institutions, in providing their unique material(s) with open access and sharing these collections the world over. From the Archives of the Sisters of Service to the University of Alberta, IAC has digitized more than 600,000 unique texts as of September 2019.



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University of Toronto - Robarts Library
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
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216,261
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303.3M
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The John P. Robarts Research Library, commonly referred to as Robarts Library, is the main humanities and social sciences library of the University of Toronto Libraries and the largest individual library in the university. Opened in 1973 and named for John Robarts, the 17th Premier of Ontario, the library contains more than 4.5 million bookform items, 4.1 million microform items and 740,000 other items. The library building is one of the most significant examples of brutalist architecture in...
University of Alberta Libraries
University of Alberta Libraries
collection
158,603
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47M
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The University of Alberta (U of A) is a public research university located in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. Founded in 1908 by Alexander Cameron Rutherford, the first premier of Alberta and Henry Marshall Tory, its first president, it is widely recognized as one of the best universities in Canada. The main campus covers 50 city blocks with over 90 buildings directly across the North Saskatchewan River from downtown Edmonton. The University of Alberta library system, received a tremendous boost...
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A collection of publications dating back to the early 17th century that are about Canada, or written and published by Canadians, scanned from microfiche. The full set of metadata records for this collection can be downloaded from:  https://doi.org/10.7939/DVN/10710 The CIHM Monograph Collection represents an important part of our national story. It is a collection of publications dating back to the early 17th century that are about Canada, or written and published by Canadians. To...
Topic: University of Alberta - The CIHM Monograph Collection
University of Ottawa
University of Ottawa
collection
55,588
ITEMS
42.8M
VIEWS
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Since 1848 the University of Ottawa has been Canada's university. Located in the heart of the nation's capital, the University has emerged as a vibrant "centre of learning", with a total population including students, teaching and support staff - of 40,000. The largest bilingual university in North America, the University is a major player in the cultural and economic development of the National Capital Region. Livres de l’Université d’Ottawa L’Université d’Ottawa est...
University of Victoria Libraries Collection
University of Victoria Libraries Collection
collection
47,161
ITEMS
16.8M
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The University of Victoria Libraries includes the William C. Mearns Centre for Learning / McPherson Library, the Diana M. Priestly Law Library in the Fraser Building, and the Curriculum Library in the MacLaurin Building. Materials for this collection provided by: University of Victoria Libraries
Daily Colonist Newspaper Collection
Daily Colonist Newspaper Collection
collection
38,932
ITEMS
16.1M
VIEWS
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A special project of the University of Victoria Library's Digital Collections. Digitized versions of The Daily Colonist. More information about The Daily Colonist and it's related titles can be found on the project's website, The British Colonist .
University of Toronto - John M. Kelly Library
University of Toronto - John M. Kelly Library
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23,628
ITEMS
27.8M
VIEWS
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The John M. Kelly Library is the largest federated college library at UofT. It is also one of more than 40 libraries at the university. Although our collections cover a wide range of subjects, we tend to focus on humanities disciplines including Catholic theology, the Middle Ages, book history and media, Celtic Studies, and English, French, Italian, Slavic and German literature. The John M. Kelly Library's print collection of over 300,000 volumes is developed in support of undergraduate...
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The Gerstein Science Information Centre is the University of Toronto's flagship library supporting the sciences and health sciences. The largest science and health science academic library in Canada, Gerstein has a collection of over 945,000 print volumes of journals and books, and also provides access to over 100,000 online journals and books. The Gerstein Science Information Centre's collection consists primarily of material on the sciences, including the health sciences, medicine, physics,...
Canadian Government Publications Portal
Canadian Government Publications Portal
collection
27,279
ITEMS
11.9M
VIEWS
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Internet Archive Canada, with advice and assistance from government and university librarians across Canada, have digitized more than 20,000 Canadian Government publications and made them freely available online. This page is meant to serve as a portal for discovering publications digitized by Internet Archive Canada, to be a reference for future digitization initiatives and provide incentive to grow the list of titles that have been preserved and dedicated to the public domain. Beginning in...
PIMS - University of Toronto
PIMS - University of Toronto
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9,365
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12.9M
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“The Pontifical Institute has long appeared to observers to be the most substantial centre of medieval scholarship in North America.” —GEORGE HOLMES, Chichele Professor of Medieval History, All Souls College, Oxford The Institute Library, which opened in 1929 with a mere 3,000 titles donated by St Michael’s College, today has holdings of about 120,000 volumes whose lustre is enhanced and complemented by specialized collections of 9,000 reels of microfilm and 50,000 slides. The...
Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library
Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library
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23,244
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10M
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The Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library is a library in the University of Toronto, constituting the largest repository of publicly accessible rare books and manuscripts in Canada. Among the collection's items are the Nuremberg Chronicle (1493), Shakespeare's First Folio (1623), Newton's Principia (1687), and Darwin's proof copy (with annotations) of On the Origin of Species (1859). Other collections include Babylonian cuneiform tablet from Ur (1789 B.C.), 36 Egyptian papyrus manuscript fragments...
McGill University Library
McGill University Library
collection
17,674
ITEMS
2.7M
VIEWS
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The McGill University Library holds more than seven million items in its various collections, which are located in numerous branches across McGill’s downtown and Macdonald campuses. Receiving over 5 million visits annually, and millions more visits online, it is an invaluable support system for the McGill community, with rich collections, comprehensive information resources, innovative services and attractive, comfortable facilities. For more information: www.mcgill.ca/library/ Materials for...
Topic: McGill University Library Digitized Title
Peel's Prairie Provinces
Peel's Prairie Provinces
collection
24,854
ITEMS
682,907
VIEWS
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The Peel’s Prairie Provinces digital collection ( http://peel.library.ualberta.ca/index.htm ) provides a wide variety of research materials related to western Canadian history and the culture of the Prairie Provinces. The Peel's Prairie Provinces collection within Internet Archive is a subset of this larger resource, containing duplicate items or new material that we are not yet able to mount on the main Peel site. Over the next few years, we will be working to gather the collection in a...
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The Ontario council of University Libraries is a consortium of twenty-one university libraries in the province of Ontario. The member libraries cooperate to enhance information services through resource sharing, collective purchasing, document delivery and many other similar activities. OCUL’s vision is to be a recognized leader in provincial, national and international post-secondary communities for the collaborative development and delivery of outstanding and innovative library services...
Government of Alberta Publications Collection
Government of Alberta Publications Collection
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16,029
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2.2M
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This collection contains government publications created by the Government of Alberta’s ministries and agencies. Documents from most ministries and agencies are included, however the collection heavily features content related to education (Alberta Education, Alberta Learning, Student Evaluation Branch, etc.) as well as resources and the environment. Note: this is not an inclusive collection of all departmental publications produced. Current Government of Alberta publications can be found...
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The Sablé Collection for 19th Century French Studies is located within the Rare Book collection at the John M. Kelly Library and contains over 500 books by and about Émile Zola. The Sablé Collection is comprised of some 12,000 volumes (most of them in original edition) on French Romanticism and French history and society in the 19th century. The collection also contains a number of period journals available in printed editions and on microfilm. The Zola Collection includes all of Emile...
Queen's University Library
Queen's University Library
collection
10,684
ITEMS
2.7M
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As the top-ranked university library in its category for number of holdings per student, the Library’s collections compare favourably with the very top Canadian research libraries. University investment in acquisitions, combined with the power of consortial purchasing of digital information resources through the Canadian Research Knowledge Network (CRKN) and the Ontario Council of University Libraries (OCUL-Scholars Portal), have contributed to a dramatic expansion of the Library’s...
Thomas Fisher Canadiana Collection
Thomas Fisher Canadiana Collection
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7,020
ITEMS
1.2M
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Thomas Fisher Canadiana Collection
John W. Graham Library, Trinity College
John W. Graham Library, Trinity College
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2,932
ITEMS
4.5M
VIEWS
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The John W. Graham Library at Trinity College is part of the University of Toronto library system and open to all members of the University. Its roots go back to 1828, and today it occupies a heritage building renewed for the 21st century. The Graham Library's collection of more than 200,000 volumes is strongest in international relations, ethics, and the humanities, as well as theological disciplines and resources related to the Anglican Church. Materials for this collection provided by: John...
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The University of Alberta Libraries Historical Postcard Collection consists of postcards depicting various aspects of life on the Canadian Prairies from the late 19th through the mid 20th centuries.  The physical collection is housed in the Bruce Peel Special Collections and is available to students, staff, and the general public for use within the Library.  
University of Toronto Archives
University of Toronto Archives
collection
7,560
ITEMS
1.7M
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The University of Toronto Archives was established in 1965 as a unit within the Department of Rare Books and Special Collections. Its antecedents, however, date back much further to the Art Room in what is now the Science and Medicine Library. It has been located on the fourth floor of the Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library since 1972. Along with the Department of Rare Books and Special Collections, it forms part of the Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library, University of Toronto Libraries. The...
McMaster University
McMaster University
collection
163
ITEMS
132,125
VIEWS
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In our teaching, research, and scholarship, we are committed to creativity, innovation, and excellence. We value integrity, quality, and teamwork in everything we do. We inspire critical thinking, personal growth, and a passion for learning. We serve the social, cultural, and economic needs of our community and society. * One of the Top 100 universities in the world (Shanghai Jiao Tong University ranking of world universities) * The “McMaster Model” – a student-centred, problem-based,...
Sessional Papers of Canada Collection
Sessional Papers of Canada Collection
collection
3,176
ITEMS
2M
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The Sessional Papers of the Dominion of Canada-- Sessional Papers are reports and papers which have been tabled in the House of Commons (and sometimes the Senate) and deposited with the Clerk. These papers include annual reports of government departments and boards, the Estimates, the Public Accounts, and the reports of the Royal Commissions. Material for this collection has been provided by Robarts Library, University of Toronto; Toronto Public Library: Research and Reference Libraries ; Brian...
Music - University of Toronto
Music - University of Toronto
collection
10,164
ITEMS
3.2M
VIEWS
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Our music library is one of the best in North America, boasting a collection of over 250,000 volumes and 160,000 recordings. We also provide access to an ever-expanding number of electronic journals and resources. We are located in one of the world's most vibrant, multicultural, and arts-oriented cities, and situated next door to the Royal Ontario Museum and the Royal Conservatory of Music. Based on publications and citations, the University of Toronto leads Canadian research universities in...
Rare Books and Special Collections
Rare Books and Special Collections
collection
3,486
ITEMS
713,370
VIEWS
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The McGill Library Rare Books and Special Collections began collecting rare materials in the 1850s, and through gift and purchase the holdings now constitute rich and highly diverse research collections. The humanities and social sciences and in particular art and architecture, Canadiana, history, literature, the history of ideas (philosophy and religion), travel and exploration, and the history of the book form the core of the collection. More information can be found on the library’s...
Topic: Rare Books and Special Collections
University of Toronto
University of Toronto
collection
449,952
ITEMS
2.7M
VIEWS
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The University of Toronto Library , one of the top 3 Research and Academic Libraries in North America, hosts a scanning center that is leveraged by many Canadian libraries. Established in 1827, the University of Toronto has one of the strongest research and teaching faculties in North America, presenting top students at all levels with an intellectual environment unmatched in depth and breadth on any other Canadian campus. With more than 75,000 students across three campuses (St. George,...
OISE/UT Library
OISE/UT Library
collection
3,694
ITEMS
3M
VIEWS
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OISE is recognized as a global leader in graduate programs in teaching and learning, continuing teacher education, and education research. We are the largest and most research-intensive institute of education in Canada and one of the largest in North America. For more than a century, OISE has helped to transform education in Ontario, throughout Canada and around the world.
 Material for this collection provided by: Ontario Institute for Studies in Education
McGill Student Publications
McGill Student Publications
collection
9,887
ITEMS
928,273
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The McGill Student publications collection comprises a variety of publications from 1875 to 2001. The chief long-standing student newspaper at McGill, The McGill Daily, was founded in 1911. It had been preceded by the McGill (University) Gazette, the McGill Fortnightly, the McGill Outlook and the (McGill) Martlet.
Topic: McGill Student Publications
York University Libraries
York University Libraries
collection
3,159
ITEMS
2.5M
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York University is now Canada's third largest university, world-renowned for attracting students who forge their own unique paths. A community of faculty, students and staff committed to academic freedom, social justice, accessible education, and collegial self-governance, York University makes innovation its tradition. Materials for this collection provided by: York University
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Ontario’s Ministry of the Environment, Conservation and Parks has been protecting Ontario’s environment for over 40 years. Using stringent regulations, targeted enforcement and a variety of innovative programs and initiatives, the ministry continues to address environmental issues that have local, regional and/or global effects. The Ontario Ministry of the Environment, Conservation and Parks is responsible for protecting clean and safe air, land and water to ensure healthy...
Toronto Public Library
Toronto Public Library
collection
884
ITEMS
1.7M
VIEWS
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The Toronto Reference Library (previously the Metropolitan Toronto Reference Library) is a six storey facility in Toronto, Ontario, opened in 1977. The library was designed by architect Raymond Moriyama and is part of the Toronto Public Library system, but its collection is mostly non-circulating. Now part of the the larger Toronto Public Library system, prior to 1998, it operated separately. It is one of three large libraries in the city, which includes the Robarts Library at the University of...
The University of British Columbia Library
The University of British Columbia Library
collection
4,585
ITEMS
2.5M
VIEWS
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The University of British Columbia Library stands out as a leading institution in North America and a high-ranking member of the Association of Research Libraries ( ARL ). The Library's collections include 5.8 million volumes, 5.3 million microforms, more than 833,000 maps, audio, video and graphic materials, and more than 80,000 serial titles. Digital initiatives include collecting and providing long-term access to electronic publications and archival records, providing new and more efficient...
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The items in this collection are digitized versions of resources (textbooks, readers, etc.) listed on the Alberta School Curriculum Historical Bibliographies 1885-1985 ( Elementary and Secondary ). Item records include approval statements and dates which show when and for which subjects they were used. Although there are similar collections of digitized historical K-12 textbooks used in Canadian schools, to our knowledge the Wiedrick Collection is the only one that includes date and subject...
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The history of the East Asian Library goes back a long time. In 1933, the Rev. William C. White, former Anglican Bishop of Henan, China, heard of a fine Chinese library for sale. It consisted of about 40,000 volumes collected by a scholar Mr. Mu Hsueh Hsun (1880 - 1929). He was the former secretary at the German Legation in Peking. Bishop White immediately put in an offer of $10,500 which was accepted. Then Bishop White, Dr. Sigmund Samuel, Sir Robert Mond, and Professor John C. Ferguson put...
Official Gazettes of the Province of British Columbia
Official Gazettes of the Province of British Columbia
collection
5,217
ITEMS
303,714
VIEWS
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Gazettes are official publications that disseminate government proclamations, notices, and regulations as required by colonial, and later provincial legislation.
Statistics Canada, Statistique Canada
Statistics Canada, Statistique Canada
collection
2,723
ITEMS
1.7M
VIEWS
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Census Publications, Publications des recensements. Books contributed by Statistics Canada. Statistics Canada Library / bibliothèque de Statistique Canada Statistics Canada, a member of the Industry Portfolio, produces statistics that help Canadians better understand their country—its population, resources, economy, society and culture. In addition to conducting a Census every five years, there are about 350 active surveys on virtually all aspects of Canadian life. Materials for this...
The University of Western Ontario
The University of Western Ontario
collection
3,710
ITEMS
1.9M
VIEWS
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Located in London, Ontario and founded in 1878, The University of Western Ontario is one of Canada's oldest universities. Western is committed to its mission of providing the best student experience among Canada's leading research-intensive universities. A vibrant centre of learning, Western is home to approximately 3,500 full-time faculty and staff members and approximately 30,000 undergraduate and graduate students. Through its 12 Faculties, and three affiliated Colleges, the University...
E.J. Pratt Library
E.J. Pratt Library
collection
1,612
ITEMS
2.6M
VIEWS
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Located on the Victoria University campus, the E.J. Pratt Library collection numbers approximately 250,000 items and contains books, periodicals, documents, pamphlets and specialized material, excluding theology, which support undergraduate studies at Victoria University. General Collections include: Canadian Studies Classics English French German literature History Near Eastern Studies Philosophy Political Science Religious Studies Special Collections Include: William Blake Samuel Taylor...
University of Alberta - Theses and Dissertations
University of Alberta - Theses and Dissertations
collection
8,517
ITEMS
310,064
VIEWS
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This collection contains theses and dissertations of graduate students of the University of Alberta.
Carleton University Library
Carleton University Library
collection
604
ITEMS
1.1M
VIEWS
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Welcome to Carleton University, Canada’s capital university! Situated on a beautiful campus bordered by the sparkling Rideau River and Canal, Carleton is just minutes from the heart of our nation’s government and enjoys easy access to the many organizations, associations and businesses which thrive in Ottawa. Many of Ontario’s leading high tech companies surround our campus where cutting-edge research joins with highly innovative teaching to solve real-life problems. Members of a dynamic,...
Victoria Daily Times
Victoria Daily Times
collection
13,284
ITEMS
203,612
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Digitized issues of the Victoria Daily Times, a newspaper published in Victoria, British Columbia beginning in 1884.
Topics: Newspapers, British Columbia
Islamic Studies Library
Islamic Studies Library
collection
1,300
ITEMS
462,707
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The Islamic Studies library was founded in 1952, along with the Institute of Islamic Studies by Prof. Wilfred Cantwell Smith. The library has grown from a modest departmental collection to a very well regarded library of over 150,000 volumes covering the whole of Islamic civilization in a number of languages including Arabic, Persian, Turkish and Urdu. This sizable and rich collection is unique in Canada with only the University of Toronto’s Robarts Library comparable in size and breadth. The...
Topic: Islamic Studies Library
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Books from Library and Archives Canada - Bibliothèque et Archives Canada
Topic: government documents, federal, provincial, journals, senate, public accounts, house of commons,...
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Archives and Research Collections (ARC) was established in 2008. Its purpose is to serve research, teaching, and learning at Carleton University. ARC actively pursues, acquires, and makes available (regardless of format) archival collections from individuals, associations, and organizations. ARC also provides ongoing practicum education opportunities for students. The rare book collection in ARC acquires material by actively purchasing items to support academic research and teaching at the...
Sessional Papers of Canada by Volume, English
Sessional Papers of Canada by Volume, English
collection
603
ITEMS
998,727
VIEWS
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Sessional Papers of Canada by Volume. Material published in English.
Emmanuel College Library, Victoria University
Emmanuel College Library, Victoria University
collection
1,494
ITEMS
2.5M
VIEWS
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Located on the campus of Victoria University in the Emmanuel College building, Emmanuel Library is one of the most beautiful libraries at the University of Toronto. It provides a tranquil setting for studying and research. The collection includes approximately 80,000 items, and contains books, journals, and electronic and audio-visual materials in theology and Christianity, which support graduate studies at Emmanuel College. Materials for this collection provided by: Emmanuel College Library,...
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Publications contributed by Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (Canadian Agriculture Library) http://www.agr.gc.ca/index_e.php Agriculture et Agroalimentaire Canada (Bibliothèque canadienne de l'agriculture) http://www.agr.gc.ca/index_f.php a contribué les publications. English Français
The Gateway
The Gateway
collection
3,516
ITEMS
53,206
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The Gateway is a weekly student newspaper of the University of Alberta Students' Union. This historical collection contains issues from 1910 - 2016.  The Gateway made its debut at the University of Alberta on 21 November 1910. The newspaper was founded when a group of students gathered at the home of Libby Lloyd to discuss the creation of a student newspaper. Albert Edward Ottewell was The Gateway's first editor-in-chief. A special centenary edition issued as vol. XCIX (19 September...
University of Toronto Preservation and Bindery
University of Toronto Preservation and Bindery
collection
1,596
ITEMS
395,837
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Material digitized in the interest of preservation due to physical deterioration. Material for this collection provided by: Robarts Library
Bora Laskin Law Library
Bora Laskin Law Library
collection
5,105
ITEMS
499,758
VIEWS
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Bora Laskin Law Library- University of Toronto Faculty of Law The Library's collection, which numbers over 253,000 volumes, supports the curriculum and research interests of the Faculty. It includes primary legal materials from the major common law countries such as Canada, the United States and the United Kingdom as well as from other selected jurisdictions. The Library subscribes to over 700 scholarly legal periodicals from around the world and collects legal and law-related texts and...
Thomas Fisher Libretti Collection
Thomas Fisher Libretti Collection
collection
4,107
ITEMS
615,687
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Approximately 4000 works, primarily in Italian, first performed after 1815; also translations into other languages.
Regis College Library
Regis College Library
collection
970
ITEMS
1.4M
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Regis College is the Jesuit Faculty of Theology at the University of Toronto, one of North America's Roman Catholic ecclesiastical faculties. Inspired by the charism of St. Ignatius of Loyola and faithful to the Roman Catholic tradition, Regis serves women and men called to minister to people of many faiths and cultures. Central to our mission is the affirmation of our Jesuit/Ignatian heritage as we continue to form candidates coming to us in preparation for ordination. As well, we are a...
Alberta Education Historical Curriculum Guides
Alberta Education Historical Curriculum Guides
collection
3,148
ITEMS
1.2M
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The items in this collection are digitized versions of Alberta Education curriculum guides (programs of study, teacher's guides, guides to implementation, resource lists, etc.).  Also of interest is the Wiedrick Historical Education Curriculum Collection - Textbooks . For more information on copyright and terms of use of University of Alberta Library digital collections, see Copyright and Terms of Use .
Canadian Trade Journals Collection
Canadian Trade Journals Collection
collection
939
ITEMS
1.5M
VIEWS
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A collection of Canadian Trade Journals and Catalogues provided by the Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library and the Toronto Public Library. Farmer's Magazine, March 1913 Canadian Home Journal, September 1920 Men's Wear Review, 1921 See a Tag Cloud for Trade Journals and Catalogues.
Thomas Fisher Arabic Collection
Thomas Fisher Arabic Collection
collection
501
ITEMS
344,859
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Arabic language materials provided by the Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library, University of Toronto
Herbert Clarence Burleigh Fonds Collection
Herbert Clarence Burleigh Fonds Collection
collection
1,109
ITEMS
259,261
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The Herbert Clarence Burleigh fond has been contributed by Queen's University Archives for the purposes of digitization, which has been graciously sponsored by the family of H.C. Burleigh. Biographical History Dr. Herbert Clarence Burleigh, a general practitioner and local historian in Bath, Ontario, was born on 6 October 1893 at Hartington, Ontario and died on 13 September 1980. Dr. Burleigh was descendent of United Empire Loyalists. He attended Sydenham High School, 1910-1913 and during the...
Olnick Rare Book Room
Olnick Rare Book Room
collection
4,690
ITEMS
190,941
VIEWS
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Olnick Rare Book Room
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The Rare Books Collections include most works owned by the Library which were published before 1850 as well as later works which are exceptionally valuable, are numerically scarce, or have significant provenance. The collections are strongest in Catholic history and theology and in French literature. Collection Highlights: Counter-Reformation Collection John Henry Newman Collection G.K. Chesterton Collection Marshall McLuhan Collection Soulerin Collection USMC Publications Collection Sablé...
Bora Laskin Law Library - Casebooks
Bora Laskin Law Library - Casebooks
collection
4,968
ITEMS
149,862
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The Bora Laskin Law Library Casebooks Project offers a tool for browsing the collection of casebooks used for the study and teaching of law at the University of Toronto Law School. Going back to 1942 and authored by law professors at the top of their field, this is one of the largest sets of legal casebooks in Canadian legal education history, capturing the most significant case law at the time of each casebook’s publication. The casebook method, used predominantly in North America to teach...
University of Guelph
University of Guelph
collection
804
ITEMS
806,970
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The University of Guelph is ranked as one of Canada's top comprehensive universities because of our commitment to student learning and innovative research. We are dedicated to cultivating the essentials for our quality of life - water, food, environment, animal and human health, community, commerce, culture and learning. The University community also shares a profound sense of social responsibility, an obligation to address global issues and a concern for international development. Ontario...
Thomas Fisher Biodiversity Collection
Thomas Fisher Biodiversity Collection
collection
1,353
ITEMS
206,631
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Thomas Fisher Biodiversity Collection
Brock University
Brock University
collection
931
ITEMS
1.1M
VIEWS
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Located at the centre of Canada's beautiful Niagara Peninsula in St. Catharines, Ont., Brock University is the only Canadian university with the distinction of being part of a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve. The University offers strong undergraduate, graduate and interdisciplinary degree programs that include co-op and other experiential learning opportunities to a student population of more than 17,000. Brock University graduates continue to enjoy one of the highest employment rates of all Ontario...
University of Toronto - Mississauga
University of Toronto - Mississauga
collection
787
ITEMS
967,922
VIEWS
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Books from the University of Toronto, UTM Library at Mississauga.
Public Accounts of Canada - Federal and Provincial
Public Accounts of Canada - Federal and Provincial
collection
543
ITEMS
300,587
VIEWS
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Public Accounts is an annual publication of federal and provincial governments listing every item in the budget. Each year of this publication includes a section that lists all grants or distributions (above a specified threshold) to non-governmental organizations or individuals. These sections are variously titled based on the year and jurisdictions, but are most often called Transfer Payments, Schedule of Payments, Government Transfers or Grants and Contributions.
Sessional Papers of Canada by Title, English
Sessional Papers of Canada by Title, English
collection
1,771
ITEMS
270,354
VIEWS
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About the Sessional Papers of Canada by Title Collection (1901 -1925) The Sessional Papers of Canada by Title (SPCT) brings a 25-year run of Canadian government documents to light by making them digitally accessible to the public and discoverable at the individual sessional paper level. Sessional papers are a collected series of reports, documents and papers tabled in the House of Commons or Senate. Included are annual reports of departments, boards and Crown corporations, government estimates...
Bruce Peel Special Collections
Bruce Peel Special Collections
collection
2,369
ITEMS
45,021
VIEWS
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Bruce Braden Peel (1916–1998) was Chief Librarian at the University of Alberta from 1955 to 1982. The publication of his A Bibliography of the Prairie Provinces in 1956 was a landmark achievement that documents the early settlement and publishing history of western Canada, and his bibliography continues to grow today as an online database called "Peel's Prairie Provinces." Named to honour Peel's accomplishments, Bruce Peel Special Collections houses a world-class collection of more...
Canadian Pamphlets and Broadsides Collection
Canadian Pamphlets and Broadsides Collection
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2,404
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562,963
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Material for this collection contributed by the Queens University Archives and the Thomas Fisher Rare Books Library, University of Toronto.
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The library was formed in 1922, one year after the Ontario College of Art moved into its own building in Grange Park. At that time, the college had a staff of seven instructors, six visiting instructor and three assistant instructors, under the direction of a principal and vice-principal, with 330 registered students. Robert Holmes(botanist, master of water colour technique, and flower painter) successfully lobbied for the establishment of a library and generously donated his personal book...
Documents de la session de la Puissance du Canada
Documents de la session de la Puissance du Canada
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799
ITEMS
746,088
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Documents de la session de la Puissance du Canada. 1869-1925.
The Legislative Assembly of Ontario Collection
The Legislative Assembly of Ontario Collection
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965
ITEMS
793,117
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Situated in the Legislative Building's north wing, the Library traces its roots back to 1792 when it began as the parliamentary Library of Upper Canada. It now provides timely, professional and comprehensive information and research services to Members of the Provincial Parliament (MPPs), legislative committees and Legislative Assembly officials. While not open to the public, the Library makes a number of information papers available online and works with other libraries to ensure that unique...
Peterborough, Ontario, Canada - City Directories
Peterborough, Ontario, Canada - City Directories
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123
ITEMS
156,830
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The City of Peterborough, in partnership with the Peterborough Public Library, the Peterborough Museum and Archives, the Trent Valley Archives and the Trent University Archives, have digitized their joint collection of city and county directories, ranging in date from 1858 to 2010. Hard copies are held distributed amongst these partners. The city directories are invaluable for historical research of people, businesses, buildings and communities. Many of these were originally published by Vernon...
Ontario Sessional Papers
Ontario Sessional Papers
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551
ITEMS
170,980
VIEWS
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Ontario Sessional Papers 1868-1947
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Ontario Council of University Libraries Government Information Community (GIC)
University of Guelph Scottish Studies Collections
University of Guelph Scottish Studies Collections
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412
ITEMS
679,392
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The University of Guelph’s Scottish collection is one of the finest in the world. Interest in building Scottish and Scottish-Canadian holdings began after 1965 when the University of Guelph was established. Over the years, the Library has established rare book, manuscript, and archival resources which have gained national recognition. Among the monographic holdings there are numerous guidebooks and travel accounts and local histories relating to all areas of Scotland that contain fascinating...
Vulcan Review and Vulcan Advocate newspapers
Vulcan Review and Vulcan Advocate newspapers
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2,754
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58,819
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Homesteaders and ranchers arrived in this area of southern Alberta, located eighty miles southeast of Calgary, before any town existed here. The Canadian Pacific Railway laid tracks through here in 1910 and planned a townsite. A variety of businesses soon started up. The first newspaper to serve the area was the Vulcan Review, which began in 1912. (This was before Vulcan was incorporated as a village in late 1912.) This paper published for one year. The Vulcan Review was followed by the Vulcan...